• General,  Gratitude,  Journal

    Notes From My Personal Gratitude Journal

    Every Day brings an opportunity to be amazed. From the moment I wake up until I lay my head on my pillow at night I’m in a constant state of gratitude. Life has never been better than it is today and this moment. There is so much to be grateful for. I look outside and watch God’s creatures dancing around the yard preparing for winter. They’re not worried. They’re in action. They’re living according to Divine Design.   I live under Grace and not according to what the world says I should be or do.    I want for nothing. My life is full. It feels like magic. The infinite Spirit…

  • Animal Lover,  General,  Spiritual Development

    Time to Pick the Grapes!

    A couple of years ago we attempted to make wine from our grapes.  That didn’t work out so well.  We have SO much to learn about the process.  Mind you, we only have a small crop of grapes but this year we were able to sell them to a local winery.  So, it all worked out and next year we’ll receive a few bottles of wine with our very own label!  Fun, right? We’re really enjoying the fall season.  The days are beginning to get shorter and Sammy the squirrel is burying seeds all over our yard.  We still have our hummingbird feeders up to help the little fellows on their migration. …

  • Animal Lover,  General,  Magic,  Self-Care,  Spiritual Development

    Welcome

    Welcome to “Beyond the Grapevine”. When I was a little girl I loved fairy tales!   No matter how bad things seemed, life always worked out and love always conquered fear.    As I grew up I learned that life didn’t seem to always work the way they did in those “childish dreams”. The life we interact with on a daily basis reminds me of the grapevine that grows in my backyard.  It is beautiful during the summer and spring but once the grapes are harvested and the cold weather sinks in, the vines wilt, the leaves fall and it’s hard to image that life will ever spring forward again.  The…